Intentionally Bless Someone Every Day

As we prepare for this Christmas season, it will be easy to get caught up in the secular meaning of Christmas. To prepare for family gatherings, to go shopping and make sure we have gifts for everyone. We spend a ton of time decorating our houses. Many believers will take the time to attend theContinue reading “Intentionally Bless Someone Every Day”

He will always pursue us, even when we aren’t pursuing him.

Every year it seems I fall into a pattern with my writing here on this blog. About this time of year, the end of summer and beginning of fall, I start to write more. This will last through the fall and winter. Once the new year kicks in, I slowly start slowing down and usuallyContinue reading “He will always pursue us, even when we aren’t pursuing him.”

Remember the Future, Live Fearlessly

I borrowed this saying from church last night: Remember the future, live fearlessly. Easier said than done, but when we realize what our future is as Christians, we can truly can live fearlessly. We remember who’s world this is. It’s not ours. It’s not the governments. One bad news report can often make us fearContinue reading “Remember the Future, Live Fearlessly”

Secrets of the Vine

I finished the year reading a small book which has had a huge impact on me.  Secrets of the Vine by Bruce Wilkinson (author of the famous Prayer of Jabez) is a quick read with so much insight and truth.   I picked this up at a thrift store for fifty cents and it was probablyContinue reading “Secrets of the Vine”

God’s Love Never Fails

Like many families, my family has had it’s disagreements over the years as we’ve all gotten older, gotten married and started our families. Some disagreements have been minor, but some have been major.   And neither side is really actively pursuing a reconciliation. We as human beings often find ourselves content with our separation fromContinue reading “God’s Love Never Fails”

Always in His Prescence – Psalm 16:11

You will show me the way of life granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever. -Psalm 16:11 In the Old Testament, God lived in the Most Holy Place behind the inner curtain of the temple.  The penalty of entering without the prescribed preparation was death.  Aaron hadContinue reading “Always in His Prescence – Psalm 16:11”